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Jackie Lee-Joe joins Netflix

Lee-Joe has been CMO of BBC Studios since 2015, prior to which she was global director for audiences, entertainment marketing and broadcast media at Skype. She has over 20 years of marketing experience with leading media, technology and telecoms companies including Virgin Mobile, Carphone Warehouse and Orange. – Chris Dziadul, Broadband TV News » http://dlvr.it/R8QbCw
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Amazon to Develop ‘Jack Reacher’ Series

The series is a co-production between Amazon, Skydance Television and Paramount Television. Child is also on board as an EP, alongside Don Granger and Christopher McQuarrie. David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, and Marcy Ross will executive produce for Skydance, and Carolyn Harris will oversee the project on behalf of the studio. – Will Thorne, Variety » https://trib.al/aXMnpM0

Julie Andrews Will Voice a 19th-Century Gossip in Shonda Rhimes’s Netflix Series

The legendary actress will play a role in Shonda Rhimes’s first Netflix show, Bridgerton, which qualifies as a reunion, since Rhimes wrote Andrews’s film The Princess Diaries 2. Set to arrive in 2020, the eight-episode series is based off of Julia Quinn’s best-selling book series of the the same name, which follows a powerful, tight-knit family in the lavish world of Regency London high society. – Zoe Haylock, Vulture » https://vult.re/32lfAM2

Most US internet users would pay for upcoming Disney+ streaming service

That’s according to GlobalWebIndex, which found that about 50% of survey respondents and 53% of self-labelled Disney fans know that Disney will be releasing its own subscription service. Most interestingly, the majority of respondents (60%) said they would be willing to pay up to $20 for the Disney streaming service. About 27% said they would pay $5 to $10. – Joseph O’Halloran, Rapid TV News » https://ift.tt/2NUKvM6

Disney and Charter are talking about carriage fees, and the outcome could affect how much you pay for cable in the streaming era

Content providers who have long pushed for higher carriage fees could face severe pushback from pay-TV providers who say that linear networks aren’t as valuable because so much content is available online — not only at Netflix and Amazon, but now within the content companies’ own streaming products. Moreover, if customers do flee the pay-TV bundle for streaming services, pay-TV providers may want to cut content spending even more to keep costs down. – Alex Sherman, CNBC » https://cnb.cx/32pUcVV
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